Posts Tagged: Content management system

Website Upgrades: 5 Essential Considerations

With the remarkable growth in social media, mobile devices and apps over the past five years, traditional websites may seem passé and maybe even a bit quaint and antiquated. But for most organizations they remain their primary digital presence, serve as the home base of their digital networks, and are at the core of their… Read more »

Government Crisis Management

It’s not about putting a “spin” on the story; it’s about reporting the truth – first. Crisis management in a government, city, or organization requires a team of tactful professionals and a crisis management plan in place prior to an incident occurring. In no way should the tactics include putting a “spin” on the story,… Read more »

‘Common look and feel’, rationalisation and egov success

Public Sector Forums (PSF)’s Ian Cuddy reports that Worcestershire’s councils have gone with a ‘common look and feel’ policy (aka ‘standardised’). In the Twitter conversation it’s been pointed out that the common design fails some standards and a link to a policy document explaining what they’ve done in detail hasn’t yet been found (Cuddy is… Read more »

Lessons from the great 2009 Birmingham City Council website disaster

The night before last – and in the night – Birmingham City Council without much fanfare switched over to its rejigged website. Within moments the twittersphere was alight. It was crashing, it had obvious faults and it looked terrible. Over the next 36 hours reviewer after reviewer found fault after fault. This would not be… Read more »